Lane Kiffin used an interesting recruiting strategy earlier today, according to Barstool Sports. The Ole Miss head coach only follows one of his nearly 10,000 Instagram followers back: five-star quarterback recruit Arch Manning. Current Rebels QB Matt Corral sent a message to his head coach in response to this realization.
“Don’t even follow your own qb.. outrageous,” jokingly wrote the senior signal caller. “Now this is hilarious!!”
@corral_matt, are you envious? ” Kiffin replied in a now-deleted tweet, which you can see below.
$00 The 22-year-old quarterback has racked up 997 yards, nine touchdowns, and zero interceptions while completing 68 percent of his passes. The completion rate is 8%. Corral, a potential first-round quarterback in the 2022 draft, won’t be in Oxford for much longer. It’s time for Kiffin to start scouting for his future quarterback, who he hopes will be named Arch Manning. Manning has received offers and attention from nearly every top program in the country as the No. 1 overall recruit in the 2023 class. Having said that, he does have strong family ties to the Ole Miss program. Archie Manning, his grandfather and namesake, and his uncle Eli both played for the Rebels. Cooper’s father, a highly touted high school recruit, committed to Mississippi but was unable to play after being diagnosed with a career-ending spinal condition. Manning paid an unofficial visit to Oxford in July for
. In addition to visits to Georgia, Alabama, Texas, and Clemson, the five-star quarterback is set to return to Kiffin’s program on Oct. 23. 003